Case studies

Innovation in local government is about improving the lives of the people in our communities. Browse through our case studies to see the many innovative programmes councils are involved in.

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COVID-19 case studies

Councils are doing remarkable work to address the challenges brought by coronavirus. Good council practice related to the COVID-19 outbreak can be found on our dedicated web hub.

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Bristol City Council: Share insights and evidence of success

BCC was the first council to declare a Climate Emergency in 2018, and in their approach to comms and engagement, evaluation is key.

Community testing in Waltham Forest

Local testing and stopping the spread of the virus through communities is key to protecting the public’s safety and wellbeing. Community testing in Waltham Forest offers rapid, lateral flow tests, allowing people who have no symptoms to know if they are infected.

Sevenoak's District Councils 'recover2gether' podcast

A pilot podcast was created to support the voluntary and business sectors in the Sevenoaks District in their response to and recovery from Covid-19.

Sandwell Council: Creating an army of vaccine advocates

Sandwell has a network of community leaders to promote vaccination; follow-up calls are also being made to those who refuse a jab; early data suggests there is little difference in uptake between ethnic groups.

St Albans city and district council: 'We helped the NHS set up a vaccination centre in a disused nightclub'

St Albans city and district council helped the NHS set up a much-needed vaccination centre in a building which until December, was operating as a nightclub.

Swindon council: ‘We’ve used our iconic steam museum to vaccinate’

The council-owned railway museum, Steam, has been turned into a mass vaccination centre for the town.

Hertfordshire comms and engagement approach to surge testing

On Wednesday 10th February, Hertfordshire County Council and other local agencies completed their ‘surge testing’ pilot in the EN10 area of Broxbourne for the new South African variant of COVID-19.

Communications support

Dealing with empty shops: Basildon Council

Basildon Council have formally adopted a Town Centre Regeneration Strategy which sets out plans for the future of the new town’s retail core.

Buy Local - North Yorkshire County Council

Buy Local is a new local business directory developed to be easy to register on and use for businesses and customers alike.